© All rights reserved. Courtesy of Ian Hossack. From the American Architect & Building News 21 April 1894 

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Basic Site Details

Name: School
Town, district or village: Armadale
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Parish: Bathgate
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: ARMADALE, N.B.—A new public school and teacher's house has just been completed for the Bathgate Landward School Board. Accommodation has been provided for about 460. The plan is on the principle of the letter “T”, for a mixed school, with senior, junior, and infant divisions, and separate class-rooms to each division. The total cost has been upwards of £4,000. Mr. James Fairley, of Edinburgh, is the architect of the work. [Building News 25 July 1879 p108]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Infants' School  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1School  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518761879Build/construction 
Item 2 of 51879 Opened 
Item 3 of 51894 Design exhibited 
Item 4 of 51895 Design exhibited 
Item 5 of 51911 AdditionLarge extension - larger than original building

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2James Graham FairleyArchitect 18761879 
Item 2 of 2James Graham FairleyArchitectB1911 Large extension - much larger than original building of 1870s.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Bathgate Landward School Board 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1911 Part 1 No page number recorded
Item 2 of 3Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1894, no 1674
Item 3 of 3RSA1895   477

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News25 July 1879  p108

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Ian HossackInformation via 'Contact Us' on website Sent August 2013
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Graham Fairley: F v11 p125, microfiche 113/B1

Images

© All rights reserved. Courtesy of Ian Hossack. From the American Architect & Building News 21 April 1894 

© All rights reserved. Courtesy of Ian Hossack. From the American Architect & Building News 21 April 1894